About the Summit

The 7th Global Summit on Skill Development, with the theme of “Networking for Globally Transferable Skills” will explore today's most pressing issues on skill development while bringing together opinion leaders from across nations. The Summit comes with the belief that youth will benefit from imbibing global skill standards leading to global acceptance. This has the potential to transform youth learning, increase workforce participation while enhancing productivity and competitiveness.
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Key debates at the summit

  • Recognition that the perception of employment issues is changing in the global market
  • Cross border job creation & evolution of global employment
  • Re-emphasis on employment solutions as a core to global growth
  • Sector specific capability development
  • Technology as a key driver for entrepreneurship & innovation
  • India’s skill readiness

Who should Participate

International & National Industry

Central & State Governments



Training Providers


Diplomatic Corps

Program Outline

Timings Program Details
09:30 – 10:30 Registration
10:30 – 11:45 Inaugural Session & Launch of India Skills Report 2017
12:00 – 13:00 Theme Session: Networking for Globally Transferable Skills

Youth will benefit from imbibing international skill standards leading to global acceptance. This has the potential to transform youth learning, increase workforce participation while enhancing productivity and competitiveness. India is preparing for not just the global market but for the Indian market as well.

13:00 – 13:45 Session II: Right Skills for the Right Jobs:

Discussing the talent landscape of India through a scientific tool that addresses the skill gaps in labour market not only through the employability factor of the youth from across the country but also the needs & expectations of the employers. How does employability of youth and industry expectations vary across domains viz a viz geography?

14:30 – 15:30 Session III: Towards a New Delivery System – VET’s turn to make a mark

In the wake of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, vocational training has to completely rethink and realign to suit the technological developments. Are we being able to think ahead or are we still grappling with the present challenges?

15:45 – 16:45 Session IV: Viable & Scalable models - Sharing of Best Practices

In every organisation cross –cultural literacy and successful management of diversity is an inbuilt ethos. Organisations which have adapted have survived. Today, we hear from the organisations / companies who have customised / adapted international best practices to suit the Indian market.

16:45 – 17:45 B2B, B2G & BFSI Partners Meet
18:00 – 19:00 Skilling in Golden Telangana

An exclusive interaction session with the policy-makers & visionaries from Government of Telangana

19:00 onwards Networking Dinner
Timings Program Detail
10:00 – 11:00 Special Session: Transforming the Skill Landscape
11:15 – 12:00 Session II: Skilling India for Make in India

The heart of ‘Make in India’ will start ticking with the progress of the Skill India story. India is well poised to take the advantage with the creation of a strategically technical workforce in India. How well prepared are we and what we do need to prioritise?

12:00 – 13:00 Session III: Telengana State Skill Policy

A peek into the much awaited skill policy of the State of Telangana- Ranked as No.1 state for Ease of Doing Business

14:00 – 15:00 Session IV: Enabling Policy : Towards Quality & Inclusion

Government of India has made the much needed reforms in the apprenticeship framework, Industry must come forward to increase the engagement of apprentices. What are the expectations and challenges of the Industry? How must the Government help facilitate this? What are some global best practices for implementation?

15:00 – 16:00 Session V: Employment Solutions for Global Growth

As the world becomes a global village and barriers to travel are lessened, the aspirations along with the need for labour to move is a natural phenomenon. In such a changing scenario which has far reaching effects for development, the urgency to understand skill needs and form standards becomes all the more imperative.

16:00 – 16:45 Impact Session

An interaction session with the real champions of the skill development and how the quality training has transformed their lives

About Hyderabad

Hyderabad is the joint capital of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

The city is the largest contributor to the state's Gross Domestic Product, state tax and excise revenues.

In terms of GDP per capita (PPP), Hyderabad ranks 4th in India with US$6,428 and a workforce participation of 29.55%

Hyderabad is ranked as the 2nd best Indian city for doing business in the Doing Business - Report published by the World Bank Group.

Hyderabad has established itself as the leading destination for IT and IT-enabled services, BPO, Pharma,
BioTech and entertainment industries

Nearby Hotels

Taj Deccan

Road Number 1, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034

ITC Kakatiya

6 -3 -1187, Begumpet, Hyderabad, Telangana 500016

Taj Krishna

Rd Number 1, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034

Golkonda Hotel

10-1-124, Masab Tank, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500028

Green Park Hotel

Greenlands, Begumpet, Hyderabad, Telangana 500016

The Park Hotel

22, Raj Bhavan Road, Somajiguda, Hyderabad, Telangana 500082

Fortune Manohar Hotel

Motilal Nehru Nagar, Begumpet, Hyderabad, Telangana 500016